Urban Population in Australia

Urban population reached 21.1 mil in 2017 in Australia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.82 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Australia reached an all time high of 21.1 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 8.38 mil in 1960. When compared to Australia's main peers, urban population in Indonesia amounted to 144 mil, 23.9 mil in Malaysia, 4.15 mil in New Zealand and 1.08 mil in Papua New Guinea in 2017.

Australia has been ranked 41st within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.


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